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(3383) Koyama

Reference work entry

1951 AB. Discovered 1951 Jan. 9 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Hisako Koyama {1916–1997}, staff member of the National Science Museum in Tokyo for more than 40 years, internationally known for her solar observations. (M 11442)

Name proposed by S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this planet.

Obituary published in Yamamoto Circ., No. 2279, p. 2 (1997).

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